|The Fifthteenth Annual Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectual Design Excellence 2013|
The winners of the Tenth Annual BERKELEY PRIZE Travel Fellowship Competition are announced by Professor Raymond Lifchez, Chair of the Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence. This is a special opportunity for the students to explore a part of the world and/or participate in an organized project that will assist them in gaining a deeper understanding of the social art of architecture. This year the BERKELEY PRIZE Committee awards four Travel Fellowships.
Malvika Mehta from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, India. Malvika will travel from Delhi to Avila, Spain to attend the “Tourism for All” conference, where she will potentially present a paper; and then on to Lyon, France where she will serve as a volunteer at the Paralympics. (For more event information, see Tourism and Paralympics).
Mandy Oeni from the National University of Singapore. Mandy will travel from Singapore to Chicago, USA to attend the “Spontaneous Interventions: Design actions for the common good” exhibition; and then on to New York, USA to participate as a volunteer at the “FIGMENT” participatory art festival, and to study universally accessible places in the area. (For more event information, see Spontaneous Interventions and FIGMENT)
Hanan Qureshi from the India Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. Hanan will travel from Roorkee to Vancouver, Canada on a self-directed research trip arranged, in part, with faculty from the University of British Columbia Department of Sociology to study successes in accessible design throughout the city of Vancouver.
Disha Sahu from Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon, India. Disha will travel from Gurgaon to Helsinki, Finland to participate in the YTK/IFHP Urban Planning and Design Summer School.
Ben Wokorach from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Ben will travel from Kampala to London, United Kingdom to participate in the Architectural Association summer workshop, “Campaigning Architecture.” (For more information on the workshop, see Campaigning Architecture).
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